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China has overnight published the rare earth export quotas for the remainder of the 2012 calendar year. The further 9,770 tonnes represents an annual figure of 30,996, a 2.7% increase over 2011. As I have previously suggested, the quota system has become unnecessary since the rest of the world (ROW)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at RareMetalBlog
It has been reported in China Daily that recommendations have been made to the Chinese government to scrap the export quota system. This recommendation may or may not be taken up, but it is worthy of consideration in it’s impact should that arise. Let’s look at why the export quota... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2012 at RareMetalBlog
Anyone who wants to understand what Rare Earths and value adding means to China, should have been in Baotou, Inner Mongolia, over the last couple of days. A number of events were co-ordinated in a manner that I can only describe as spectacular, stupendous, beyond anything my 40 years in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2012 at RareMetalBlog
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